ALAMOSA METAR SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

ALAMOSA METAR-ALAMOSA CO
37.46N 105.87W ELEV. 7620 FT
1144 PM MDT SAT OCT 25 2014

DATE           10/25/14      SUN 10/26/14            MON 10/27/14            TUE
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      33          68          31          61          23
TEMP                   42 36 33 44 63 68 62 50 43 36 31 40 57 61 55 43 36 29 23
DEWPT                  25 28 28 32 33 30 31 33 31 30 28 32 29 25 22 21 22 21 19
MAX/MIN RH                   82          24          88          25          87
RH                     50 72 82 62 32 24 31 52 62 79 88 73 34 25 27 41 56 72 84
WIND DIR                S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W NW  N  E SW  S
WIND SPD                6  5  2  3 18 19 13  5  6  5  3  1  5  4  9  8  2  0  2
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           5           0
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  3  3  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  4
15K WIND DIR            W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD           26 32 39 41 44 41 41 37 40 31 25 31 31 27  9 14 19 19 21
MIX HGT                <1 <1 <1 <1  6  7  6  4  1 <1  1  1  5  9  8  2 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR             SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  N  N NW SW
T WIND SPD              6  9 11 12 32 32 28 18 10  8  8  4 12 19 11 13  6  3  1
SMOKE DISP             PR PR PR PR EX EX VG FR PR PR PR PR FR VG GD PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U


DATE           10/28/14  WED 10/29/14  THU 10/30/14  FRI 10/31/14  SAT 11/01/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          55      22    59      28    61      30    62      30    62
TEMP          51 52 36   23 54 55 39   29 56 58 42   31 58 58 41   31 58 58
DEWPT         19 12 18   16 19 15 22   21 25 23 26   26 28 25 28   27 33 29
PWIND DIR         S      SW    SW       W     E       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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